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Image for The Vermont Asylum for the Insane. Its Annals for Fifty Years. [1836-1886]

The Vermont Asylum for the Insane. Its Annals for Fifty Years. [1836-1886]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hildreth & Fales: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2072579


First edition. Boards faintly rubbed. 1887 Hard Cover. x, 302 pp. 8vo. A fifty-year history of the insane asylum now known as the Brattleboro Retreat, which was the first of its kind in the state, and among the first ten such facilities in the country. Its organization and style of care was influenced greatly by the 'moral treatment' advocated by the Quaker physician William Tuke. View more info

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The Harvard Medical School, 1782-1906

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harvard Medical School: 1906

Seller ID: 2135139


Slip tipped in on front flyleaf states 'With the compliments of the faculty of the Harvard Medical School'. 1906 Hard Cover. xi, 212 pp. Tall 8vo. Three panel panoramic photographic fold-out of Harvard Medical School precedes title page, photographic plates of grounds and faculty in text. View more info

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Transactions of the Eclectic Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1871. Vol. V

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Argus Company, Printers: 1871

Seller ID: 2197678


Corners bumped, multiple stains to pages, pages toned. 1871 Hard Cover. viii, 365. Includes articles on cholera, dental anaesthesia, eclectic pharmacy, small pox, etc. View more info

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The History of the Rhode Island Medical Society and Its Component Societies, 1812-1962

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roger Williams Press: 1966

Seller ID: 2197329


Page ridge foxed, two tiny spots on front wrapper. 1966 Trade Paperback. xi, 276 pp. Contents: The Rhode Island Medical Society, The Bristol County Medical Association, Kent County Medical Society, Newport County Medical Society, The Pawtucket Medical Association, The Providence Medical Associatioin, Washington County Medical Society, The Woonsocket District Medical Society. Includes black and white illustrations.Keywords: MEDICAL MEDICINE RHODE ISLAND MEDICAL SOCIETY BR... View more info

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Transactions of the Eclectic Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1870. Vol. IV

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Argus Company, Printers: 1870

Seller ID: 2197677


Corners rubbed, top edge lightly foxed. 1870 Hard Cover. ix, 864 pp. Includes articles on intermarriage of kindred (i.e., incest), epilepsy, typhus, cholera, diphtheria, tuberculosis, hysteria, onanism in children, Sphia Gantz, etc.Keywords: MEDICAL MEDICINE ECLECTIC MEDICAL SOCIETY STATE NEW YORK LOCAL REGIONAL View more info

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Tribute to the Memory of Alden March, M.D., LL.D.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles van Benthuysen & Sons: 1870

Seller ID: 2203774


No jacket, edges rubbed, ink note, rear endpaper creased. 1870 Large Hardcover. 112 pp. A tribute to the memory of Dr. Alden March. Alden March (1795–1869) was a leading nineteenth century American physician, surgeon and medical inventor. March grew up in Sutton, Massachusetts. His brother was army surgeon, David March. March married Joanna P. Armsby in 1824. He received his MD from Brown University on 1820. In 1821, March taught the first anatomy course in the history... View more info

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An Exhibition of the Scientific Achievements of Leonardo Da Vinci (New York Museum of Science and Industry)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vigo Press: 1940

Seller ID: 2268326


Wrappers lightly toned, a few light spots to wrappers, pencil note on first blank. 1940 Soft Cover. 60 pp. An Exhibition of the Scientific Achievements of Leonardo Da Vinci, New York Museum of Science and Industry. Loaned by the Italian Ministry of Popular Culture. CONTENTS: Preface; Aeronautics; Anatomy; Architecture and City Planning; Art and Sculpture; Drawings; Hydraulics; Marine; Mechanics; Military Machines; Optics; Textile Machinery. Includes black-and-white illus... View more info

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Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1861.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Charles van Benthuysen, Printer.: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2008695


First edition. In pencil on front endpaper: 'Compliments of A.E. Larney [?] 1861, Dr. Hemstreet'. Hemstreet is listed as the author of 'Encysted tumor of pelvic origin', included in this volume. Pages lightly stained & foxed throughout, minor loss from spine base, base of boards bumped. 408 pp. 8vo. A collection of medical papers by various authors, significant for the inclusion of the short paper 'Amputation of the cervix uteri' by J. Marion Sims, who later released a f... View more info

Image for The Eclectic Medical Journal, Vol. XXXIX, Nos. 1-12, January - December 1879 [Volume 39, Complete, Comprising Monthly Issues One - Twelve]

The Eclectic Medical Journal, Vol. XXXIX, Nos. 1-12, January - December 1879 [Volume 39, Complete, Comprising Monthly Issues One - Twelve]

By: N/A

Price: $225.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1879

Seller ID: 2077069


Rebound with title, date, and owner's name in gilt on spine. Spine heavily toned, 1 inch split to top of front joint, corners rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper, light marginal stains to binding edge of first volume. 1879 Half-Leather. vii, 584 pp. 8vo. Red leather spine & corners, pebbled cloth boards, gilt titles. A bound volume of twelve monthly pamphlets for the year 1879, comprising the complete thirty-ninth volume in this serial medical journal, which featur... View more info

Image for Index to Wood's Library of Standard Medical Authors for the Years 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884. (Thin Paper Edition)

Index to Wood's Library of Standard Medical Authors for the Years 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884. (Thin Paper Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Wood & Company: 1885

Seller ID: 2161043


Front & end matter lightly foxed, owner bookplate on front endpaper, contemporary insurance pamphlet for The Good Templars' Mutual Benefit Association laid in. 1885 Hard Cover. iv, 250 pp. 8vo. An index detailing which authors have written works about which medical topics, arranged alphabetically by subject. View more info

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Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1861.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charles van Benthuysen, Printer.: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199731


First edition. Corners rubbed with some loss from spine head and foot, light stain to top marginal corner of first few pages, light spot on fore-edge of last few pages. 1861 Hard Cover. 408 pp. 8vo. A collection of medical papers by various authors, significant for the inclusion of the short paper 'Amputation of the cervix uteri' by J. Marion Sims, who later released a full-length volume entitled 'Clinical Notes on Uterine Surgery...' (Garrison-Morton 6057). The paper in... View more info

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Facts for the People: or Every One's Book.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: S.N.:

Seller ID: 2266076


Lightly foxed, last leaf a bit wrinkled. 64, [2] pp. Sewn binding, self wrappers. A domestic guide providing advice on various things. Includes tips on good behavior, personal finance, cookery, care of infants, diseases of the hair, preservation of the sight, warts and corns, canaries, etiquette of courtship and marriage, hydropathy / water cure, the art of conversation, and lists of the wealthy citizens of New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. View more info

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The American Medical and Philosophical Register: or, Annals of Medicine, Natural History, Agriculture, and the Arts. Volume Third [Vol. 3]

By: A Society of Gentlemen

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Published for the Proprietors by C.S. Van Winkle: 1813

Seller ID: 2072359


Former library copy, usual marks. Foxed throughout with staining to margins of some pages, rebound in library cloth. 1813 Hard Cover. xii, 532 pp. 8vo. A collection of various medical papers and lectures, the third volume in a series. View more info

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Doctors in Blue: The Medical History of the Union Army in the Civil War

By: Adams, George Worthington

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Press of Morningside: 1985

Seller ID: 2208435


Facsimile with a printed reproduction of the author's signature. Spine lightly toned. 1985 Trade Paperback. xii, 253 pp. The Civil War has been the subject of an extensive literature, yet its medical aspects have not received any adequate historical attention. In part, however, this lack has now been remedied by Doctors in Blue which offers a comprehensive picture of health and medical care in the Union Armies. Mr. Adams, who is professor of history at Colorado College, ... View more info

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The Health Master

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1913

Seller ID: 2161063


First edition. Former library copy rebound in library cloth, usual marks. 1913 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 338, [1] pp. A collection of short commentaries on effective methods of maintaining health and avoiding disease, compiled from recognized medical authorities by an associate fellow of the American Medical Association. View more info

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Hospital Sketches: An Army Nurse's True Account of Her Experience During the Civil War

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Applewood Books: 1993

Seller ID: 2206458


Spine lightly toned, faint stain to top corner of rear wrapper, light smudge to rear wrapper. 1993 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. This is Alcott's account of her experiences as a nurse during the Civil War in a Washington D.C. hospital. The sketches are taken from letters hastily written in the few leisure moments of a very busy life, and so maintain the immediacy and force of their author.Keywords: CIVIL WAR AMERICAN HISTORY MILIT... View more info

Image for An Inquiry into the Difficulties Encountered in the Reduction of Dislocations of the Hip. The Samuel D. Gross Prize Essay.

An Inquiry into the Difficulties Encountered in the Reduction of Dislocations of the Hip. The Samuel D. Gross Prize Essay.

By: Allis, Oscar H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dornan, Printer: 1896

Seller ID: 2008670


First edition. Former copy of Rochester Academy of Medicine, with call numbers on spine, bookplate on front endpaper. Inscribed without signature by author on front flyleaf ('Dr. J.E Summers Omaha - Nebraska - With the compliments of the author -'). 1896 Hard Cover. xv, 171 pp. 8vo. The published version of the essay which won the 1895 Samuel D. Gross Fund prize, which was issued every five years by the Library of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery. The author won $1000... View more info

Image for The Pulse in Occident and Orient: Its Philosophy and Practice in India, China, Iran, and the West

The Pulse in Occident and Orient: Its Philosophy and Practice in India, China, Iran, and the West

By: Amber, R.B.; Babey-Brooke, A.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dunshaw Press: 1966

Seller ID: 1803869


Boards rubbed, a few ownership marks, ink underlining in first few sections. 1966 Hard Cover. 203 pp. An examination of medicinal philosophies and practices from various cultures. View more info

Image for A Contribution to the Physiological Study of Veratrum Viride and Veratria, (With Experiments on Lower Animals, Made at La Grange St. Laboratory, 1869).

A Contribution to the Physiological Study of Veratrum Viride and Veratria, (With Experiments on Lower Animals, Made at La Grange St. Laboratory, 1869).

By: Amory, R.; Webber, S.G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: David Clapp & Son: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1999581


First edition. Faint stain to top page margin, minor loss from spine head. 1869 Hard Cover. 66, [1] pp. 8vo. Original purple pebbled cloth, gilt titles. First appearance in book form - originally printed in the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. An account of experiments by the authors with the poisonous plant and its extracts, along with a historical survey of its use to treat rheumatism, neuralgia, and hypertension. Tables throughout, single illustration, bibliograph... View more info

Image for Medical Clinic: Diseases of the Chest. Condensed and Translated, with Observations

Medical Clinic: Diseases of the Chest. Condensed and Translated, with Observations

By: Andral, G. [Gabriel]; Spillan, D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ed. Barrington & Geo. D. Haswell.: 1843

Seller ID: 1999548


Joints cracked but holding, boards rubbed, front free endpaper absent, ink gift note on title page. 1843 Full-Leather. 408 p. 8vo. Original full calf, black morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules. A treatise on cardiopulmonary disease by the French physician who also wrote the first monography on haematology. View more info

Image for A Treatise on Pathological Anatomy, in Two Volumes

A Treatise on Pathological Anatomy, in Two Volumes

By: Andral, G. [Gabriel]; Townsend, Richard; West, William

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Samuel Wood & Sons: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2008666


First American edition, and the second English translation (preceded by an 1829 Irish imprint). Former library copy, usual marks. Spine labels absent, joints cracked with minor loss from spine head of volume 1, more significant loss from spine of vol. 2, ink owner information on endpapers, lightly foxed. 1832 Full-Leather. viii, 424; xviii,507 pp. 8vo. Original full calf, gilt titles & rules. A treatise on pathological anatomy by the French physician who also wrote the f... View more info

Image for The Doctor's Experiment: The Adventures and Experiences of One of Dr. Reade's Pupils as Narrated by Himself

The Doctor's Experiment: The Adventures and Experiences of One of Dr. Reade's Pupils as Narrated by Himself

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1894

Seller ID: 2202015


Undated, ink gift note on front endpaper dated 1894. Three small light spots on back panel. vii, 360 pp. 7 3/8 x 5 5/8. Original grey cloth, beveled edges, gilt, black & red design, fore-edges gilt, floral endpapers. View more info

Image for The Medieval Health Handbook: Tacuinum Sanitatis

The Medieval Health Handbook: Tacuinum Sanitatis

By: Arano, Luisa Cogliati

Price: $10.00

Publisher: George Braziller: 1992

Seller ID: 2203628


Light crease to rear wrapper. 1992 Trade Paperback. The advice offered by the lively images from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries featured here is sometimes comically anachronistic, but is often evidence of a remarkably modern sophistication concerning balanced eating, sleeping, and exercising. View more info

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Bureau of Health, Annual Report, Philadelphia, 1899

By: Ashbridge, Samuel H.; English, Abraham L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dunlap Printing Company: 1900

Seller ID: 2197274


Lightly rubbed. 1900 Hard Cover. xxvi, 227 pp. First Annual Message of Samuel H. Ashbridge, Mayor of the City of Philadelphia with Annual Reports of Abraham L. English, Director of the Department of Public Safety, and of the Bureau of Health, for the Year Ending December 31, 1899. Issued by the City of Philadelphia, 1900. Annual reports for the year 1899 include the following: The First Annual Message. Office of the Mayor, Philadelphia, April 2, 1900.; Department of Publ... View more info

Image for Medical and Surgical Monographs (Dunglison's American Medical Library.)

Medical and Surgical Monographs (Dunglison's American Medical Library.)

By: Ashwell, Samuel; Carpenter, William B.; Graves, Robert J.; Henry, William Charles; Hughes, H.M.; Key, Charles Aston; Scoutetten, H.; Stokes, William; Taylor, Alfred S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: A. Waldie: 1840

Seller ID: 2026804


Former copy of Genesee County Medical Library, only a few marks. Boards rubbed, front joint cracked, pages faintly stained. 1840 Full-Leather. 345 pp. 8vo. Includes six fold-out maps. A collection of medical and surgical monographs by various specialists. Topics included: Asiatic cholera; club foot; the heart; fibrinous concretions of the nervous system; perforations of the stomach; syphilis; typhus fever; incisions of the uterus. View more info

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Health Dress.

By: Austin, Harriet N.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: [Hygienic Tract Society]: 1886

Edition: Review Copy

Seller ID: 2266079


Appears to be a review copy, with 'Compliments of the Author' printed on the front wrapper, and a bound in note encouraging readers to order additional copies from the publisher. 1/4 inch repaired tear on edge of front wrapper. 1886 Soft Cover. 20 pp. Sewn binding. Hoolihan 176. A brief guide to the relationship between clothing and health, by the author who also published a work on hydropathy entitled How to Take Baths. View more info

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Injuries & Diseases of the Bones and Joints: Their Differential Diagnosis by Means of the Roentgen Rays

By: Baetjer, Frederick H.; Waters, Charles A.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paul B. Hoeber: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199218


First edition. General light wear to boards, front hinge starting, ink name to front endpaper, pages toned, pages lightly foxed, some page corners stuck together. 1921 Large Hardcover. xviii, 349 pp. Illustrated with 332 Roentgenograms and one line drawing. Practical applications of the Roentgen rays invented by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895, earning him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901; they would later become known as x-rays.Keywords: MEDICAL MEDICINE INJURIES DISEASES BO... View more info

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Report on Third International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy, Paris, April, 1925

By: Bainbridge, William Seaman; Cumming, Hugh S. (Foreword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [Government Printing Office,] Washington, DC: 1926

Seller ID: 1961775


Former library copy, usual marks. Boards lightly rubbed. 1926 Hard Cover. viii, 111 pp. 8vo. Illustrated with black & white photographs. An account of the proceedings of the third in a series of military medical conferences held in reaction to the horrors of World War I. Reprinted from The Military Surgeon. From the foreword: Professor Tuffier began a recent communication to the French Academy of Medicine with the statement that the lessons of the War have been too cruel... View more info

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Report on Fourth International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy, Warsaw, Poland, May-June, 1927

By: Bainbridge, William Seaman; Ireland, M.W. (Foreword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Collegiate Press, George Banta Publishing Company, Menasha, WI: 1927

Seller ID: 1961777


Former library copy, only library markings are ink stamps on endpapers. Stain on base of rear board. 1927 Hard Cover. ix, 248 pp. 8vo. Illustrated with black & white photographs. An account of the proceedings of the fourth in a series of military medical conferences originally organized in reaction to the horrors of World War I. From the foreword to the previous volume in the series: Professor Tuffier began a recent communication to the French Academy of Medicine with th... View more info

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Report on Sixth International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy and Meetings of the Permanent Committee, The Hague, The Netherlands, June, 1931 - Report from the Delegation from the United States of America

By: Bainbridge, William Seaman; Patterson, Robert U. (Foreword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Collegiate Press, George Banta Publishing Company, Menasha, WI: 1931

Seller ID: 1961781


Former library copy, only marks are ink stamps on endpapers. Some loss of gilt from titles. 1931 Hard Cover. 140 pp. 8vo. Illustrated with black & white photographs. An account of the proceedings of the sixth in a series of military medical conferences originally organized in reaction to the horrors of World War I. From the foreword to the third volume in the series: Professor Tuffier began a recent communication to the French Academy of Medicine with the statement that ... View more info